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GingerBeast retweeted
A good thread about what's happened with False Creek South: when the real estate department does planning, in the interest of the real estate industry #vanpoli
Replying to @robynmchan
This is a view that people love to use of False Creek South. On the left is supportive housing for low-income seniors, right on the seawall, in front of a market rental building. On the right is another building of supportive seniors housing connected to a market strata.
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President Trump is a millionaire at birth who cut taxes for the super-rich incl himself adding $2 trillion to the deficit & he still pays less in taxes than Sean here does.
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America’s #NewsRooms are Going Quiet: The Grim Reaper of Journalism, #AldenGlobalCapital Guts staff/wages, sells the iconic bldgs, raises fees & weakens #Democracy 25% of US Papers have closed since 2006 #ChicagoTribune #BaltimoreSun #FourthEstate theatlantic.com/magazine/arc…
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50% of US daily newspapers are run by #financial firms as #Shareholders have figured out how to get rich by stripping local-news outfits for profit "When a local newspaper closes, research shows, it corresponds w/ lower voter turnout, Increased #Polarization, #corruption...
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#Greed, Loss of Civic Engagement & Misinformation proliferates. City budgets balloon, along w/ corruption & dysfunction." "Take away the #Newsroom...& a city loses a crucial layer of #Accountability #CorporateEntitlement #Elite #Financialization #NeoLiberalism #PredatoryClass
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NEWS: One of America's largest for-profit utilities has been jacking up energy prices for millions of people during the pandemic - and then using the giant profits to pay out massive dividends to corporate shareholders. dailyposter.com/an-energy-gi…
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Y'all remember when the Gov't and media conspired to lie us into the Iraq War and MSNBC went as far as firing everybody on their network that pushed back on their lies.
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Back in July, Trudeau claimed a $120 million loan from the RCFI program would help finance the construction of “302” affordable rental units in Brampton. In fact, the private developer had only committed to building 72 so-called “affordable” units. pressprogress.ca/justin-trud…
$2,225 Per Month Is ‘Affordable’ Rent in Montreal, According To The Federal Government. The CMHC has granted $350 million in low-interest loans to Quebec real estate developers on condition they rent some units at an "affordable" rate, La Presse reports. readthemaple.com/liberal-gov…
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GingerBeast retweeted
Liberal Hollywood despises its workforce, especially the non-star segment who they treat like disposable wage slaves. Always has. Solidarity.
In response to our strike deadline announcement this week, we are getting reports some studios are scheduling unplanned sixth and seventh days and additional overtime. (THREAD)
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To appease the endless campaigns of journalists to pressure Facebook to censor more, Facebook is now removing journalists from the "public figure" category, meaning the freedom to criticize journalists and engage in activism against their work will be sharply curtailed.
EXCLUSIVE Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures on its platforms reut.rs/3BGsVjc
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Political economy Twitter, Is there a single word for ‘socialising the risk, privatising the profit’? Struggling to think of one @mikejbeggs @michalrozworski
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